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Local veterans to be remembered

Local remembrances planned

ODESSA - Thanks to John Hardt and the Fronen Steppdecker Odessa Quilt Club, 254 crosses with sewn rosettes will adorn the graves of veterans at the cemetery off Cemetery Road Memorial Day weekend.

To celebrate Memorial Day, Hardt and a handful of other veterans will place 24 flags on light poles on First Avenue and 254 crosses on graves at the cemetery.

On Monday, May 27, a public service to honor Odessa's veterans will be held at 10 a.m. at Odessa Memorial Healthcare Center. Heritage Church pastor Josh McLachlan will give a brief message.

A 21-gun salute and the playing of Taps will follow th...


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